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  • Gunman kills 26 at Conn. school, commits suicide

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A man killed his mother at their home and then opened fire Friday inside an elementary school, massacring 26 people, including 20 children, as youngsters cowered …


  • Newtown: A special town shattered by tragedy

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — At the crossroads that marks the center of this three-century-old New England postcard town stands a flagpole that’s a kind of barometer. Every day, says Susan …


  • Conn. school shooting suspect was son of teacher

    WASHINGTON (AP) — He was an honors student who lived in a prosperous neighborhood with his mother, a grade-school teacher who liked to host dice games and decorate the house …


  • Hundreds pack Conn. church for vigil after rampage

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Twenty-six candles — one for each of the victims — flickered on the altar Friday as hundreds of grief-stricken residents gathered for a vigil in memory …


  • Man kills mother, then 26 at Conn. grade school

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A man killed his mother at their home and then opened fire Friday inside the elementary school where she taught, massacring 26 people, including 20 children, …


  • AP source: Suspect killed mother at their home

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A law enforcement official says that the 20-year-old suspect in the Connecticut school shootings killed his mother at their home Friday and then drove his mother’s car …


  • Connecticut school shooting revives gun debate

    LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A lone police cruiser outside Columbine High School was the only outward reaction Friday to an even deadlier attack at a Connecticut elementary school. But in …


  • Man kills 26 at Conn. school, including 20 kids

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A man opened fire Friday inside two classrooms at the Connecticut elementary school where his mother was a teacher, killing 26 people, including 20 children, as …


  • Tearful Obama calls for action after shooting

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A tearful President Barack Obama said Friday he grieved first as a father about the massacre at a Connecticut elementary school, declaring, “Our hearts are broken today.” …


  • AP source: Suspect drove to mother’s school

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The suspect in the Connecticut school shootings is Adam Lanza, 20, the son of a teacher at the school where the shootings occurred, a law enforcement official …


  • Police: 27 killed at Conn. School; 1 other dead

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Police say 27 people were killed in the shooting at a Connecticut elementary school, including the gunman, and one person died at another scene. The dead …


  • Obama calls for ‘meaningful action’ after shooting

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A tearful President Barack Obama said Friday he grieved about the massacre at a Connecticut elementary school as a father first, declaring “our hearts are broken today. …


  • AP source: Suspect is 24; younger brother held

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The suspect in the Connecticut school shootings is 24-year-old Ryan Lanza, and his younger brother is being held for questioning as a possible second shooter, a law …


  • 27 dead, including gunman, at Conn. school

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A man opened fire inside the Connecticut elementary school where his mother worked Friday, killing 26 people, including 18 children, and forcing students to cower in …


  • AP source: 20-year-old suspect had ties to school

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A law enforcement official says the attacker in the Connecticut school shootings is a 20-year-old man with ties to the school.


  • Official: 27 dead in Conn. school shooting

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — An official with knowledge of a shooting at a Connecticut elementary school says 27 people are dead, including 18 children. The official spoke on condition of …


  • Official: Gunman killed in Conn. school shooting

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A shooting at a Connecticut elementary school Friday left the gunman dead and at least one teacher wounded and sent frightened pupils into the parking lot. …


  • School shooting reported in Newtown, Conn.

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut State Police say they are assisting local police in Newtown amid reports of a shooting at an elementary school. The school superintendent’s office says the …


  • AP: Va student expelled for election racial uproar

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — One student has been expelled and three others are being punished for their roles in a racially charged uproar on a Virginia college campus the night …


  • School records show reaction to theater shooting

    DENVER (AP) — Newly released documents show officials at the University of Colorado feared for their safety after a graduate student there was identified as the suspect in the Aurora …


  • Cadet quits, cites overt religion at West Point

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A cadet quitting West Point less than six months before graduation says he could no longer be part of a culture that promotes prayers and religious …


  • Ky. school shooter seeks to take back guilty plea

    CINCINNATI (AP) — A man who killed three of his classmates at a Kentucky High School in 1997 is fighting to take back his guilty plea and get a trial, …


  • 4 Hofstra basketball players charged in burglaries

    MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Four Hofstra University basketball players were arrested on burglary charges stemming from dormitory room break-ins, police said Friday. Detectives said the players were charged in six …


  • Pot legalization no free ride to smoke on campus

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Young voters helped pass laws legalizing marijuana in Washington and Colorado, but many still won’t be able to light up. Most universities have codes of conduct …


  • Hearing cancelled on Texas student IDs

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Locator chips embedded in student IDs by a Texas school district has set off a debate over privacy and religion after one student refused to participate. …


  • Boy charged in fatal shooting on Florida bus

    MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida teen was charged with fatally shooting a girl in front of her younger sister and several other students while riding the bus to school …


  • Girl, 13, fatally shot on Miami-area school bus

    MIAMI (AP) — A 13-year-old girl was shot to death in front of her sister and several other students while riding the bus to a charter school Tuesday, Miami-Dade police …


  • Fourth-graders who flunk reading have faces marked

    DECLO, Idaho (AP) — A fourth-grade teacher in southern Idaho is being criticized after having her students use permanent markers to draw on the faces of classmates who failed to …


  • Sentence wraps up for Ohio woman with ‘idiot’ sign

    CLEVELAND (AP) — A woman ordered to stand at the curb with an embarrassing sign as punishment for driving on the sidewalk past a stopped school bus skipped the cigarettes …


  • Woman faces up to life in prison in day care fire

    HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas woman was convicted of murder Tuesday in the death of one of four children who died in a fire at her home day care after …

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